Flue Liners for Masonry Chimneys Webster NY

Building codes require that residential masonry chimneys in Webster with walls thinner than 8 inches (nominal) be lined with a fire clay flue lining, fire clay brick, or a material that resists corrosion, softening, and cracking from flue gases as hot as 1,800 degrees Fahrenheit.

Local Companies

Antetomaso Construction Corp
(585) 671-9770
1681 Empire Blvd
Webster, NY
Select Construction Co
(716) 691-5409
9315 Greiner Rd
Clarence, NY
Sanyo Enterprises USA Inc
(718) 846-8100
9627 Atlantic Ave
Woodhaven, NY
Meyers Landscaping & Snowplowing Inc
(518) 673-2034
225 W Grand St
Palatine Brg, NY
Rockhard Masonry
(631) 924-3512

Middle Island, NY
ADS Masonry
585-698-0756
1900 university ave
rochester, NY
Pompei Mason
(631) 287-4130

Southampton, NY
Sunlee Gemstone Cutting Co
(212) 221-7126
42 W 48th St
New York, NY
Eckardt Henry Masonry Incorporated
(516) 627-1737
11 Royal Way
New Hyde Park, NY
Farbotko A & Sons Inc
(518) 493-4664
RR 22
West Chazy, NY

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Source: Masonry Construction
Publication date: September 1, 1989

By Nancy J. Marshall

Abstract: Building codes require that residential masonry chimneys with walls thinner than 8 inches (nominal) be lined with a fire clay flue lining, fire clay brick, or a material that resists corrosion, softening, and cracking from flue gases as hot as 1,800 degrees Fahrenheit. Chimneys usually are lined or relined with one of four types of liners: clay tile, cementitious precast, cast-in-place, or metal. Some proprietary systems are combinations of these systems.CLAY TILEClay tile is the most common way of lining residential chimneys. According to ASTM C 315, Standard Specification for Clay Flue Linings, clay tiles must be made of fire clay, shale, surface clay, or a combination of these materials.CEMENTITIOUS PRECAST LINERSOne proprietary precast flue liner is made of volcanic pumice aggregates and refractory cements. The sectional liners are about 2 feet long and come in 6-, 8-, and 10-inch inner diameters. A 2-inch space between the chimney and liners is filled with a proprietary mixture of expanded clay aggregates, portland cement, and water.CASTING LINERS IN PLACE WITH INFLATABLE FORMSOne way of casting liners is to lower a long inflatable rubber form into the flue, inflate it to the proper flue size, center it in the chimney with spacers, then fill the space between the form and the chimney with a cementitious mixture.

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